Manaslu Rupina La and Larkya La Pass Trek

Rupina La pass trail in Manaslu region also follow the same trail when it joins along the regular Manaslu trail at Deng. Our trek starts from Gorkha bazaar the district headquarter of Gorkha. We will cross various lowland typical mountain villages Gyampesal, Palkhu, Totnari, Darchye, Lamrak Kharka etc. Larkya La Pass (5170m) is the highest altitude point of the trip & Rupina La Pass (4640m) is exciting place to be in the trip. You will cross various villages which is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism along the trail. This camping trek take you less touristic area of Nepal where you can get in touch with local people, their culture, lifestyle and of course the traditional religious Chorten and Monasteries. We will provide experienced trekking crews and kitchen staffs who make your adventure trip unforgettable as far as possible in the remote area of Nepal.

Rupina La pass trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport Nepal. Up on arrival meet our office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation and rest of the day free for your own leisure/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city- Historical  Durbar Square area, Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swyambhunath Stupa which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular attractions and lunch break will be during the tour at best restaurants available/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 03: Drive to Gorkha approx. 9-10 hrs drive/ Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 04: Trek Gorkha to Gyampesal/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 05: Trek Gyampesal to Palkhu Village/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 06: Trek Palkhu Village to Totnari/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 07: Trek Totnari to Darchye/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 08: Trek Darchye to Lamrak Kharka/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 09: Trek Lamrak Kharka to Nirtse Kharka/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 10: Trek Nirtse Kharka to Rupina La Phedi/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 11: Trek Rupina La Phedi to Meme Kharka/cross the Rupina La Pass (4640m) /Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 12: Trek Meme Kharka to Gai Kharka/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 13: Trek Gai Kharka to Deng (1920m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 14: Trek Deng (1920m) to Namrung (2700m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 15: Trek Namrung (2700m) to Lho (3180 m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 16: Trek Lho (3180 m) to Sama Gaun (3530m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 17: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun/explore around/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 18: Trek Sama Gaun to Samdo (3780 m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 19: Trek Samdo (3780 m) to Larkya Base Camp (4480m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 20: Trek Larkya Base Camp (Phedi) to Bhimthang, cross Larkya La Pass (5170m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 21: Trek Bimthang 3700m) to Tilje (2300m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 22: Trek Tilje (2300m) to Tal (1700m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 23: Trek Tal to Syange/Ghyarmu (1130m)/Overnight at Tea house lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at local tea house)

Day 24: Drive back Syange/Ghyarmuphat (1130m) to Kathmandu approx. 9-10 hrs/ transfer to hotel. (Breakfast will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant and on the way of Journey Lunch at highway restaurant & Dinner self in Kathmandu and room BB Basis)  

Day 25: Free day in Kathmandu, visit Thamel market/ shopping/sightseeing/ typical Nepali dinner party with culture show/overnight at hotel. (Hotel in Kathmandu BB Basis)

Day 26: Transfer to airport for International departure or if you wish to have onward programs- wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking, paragliding, sightseeing or visiting main tourist attraction of around. Please let us know we are happy to organize as you wish. 

  • Trip Highlights
  • Cost Includes/Excludes
  • Equipement for Trip
  • Useful Information
Trip Highlights

Manaslu Rupina La pass trip highlights

Whole Package Duration: 26 days

Trek Duration: 22 days

Region of Trek: Manaslu Region 

Maximum Altitude: Larkya La Pass (5100m)

Trekking Grade: Strenuous to Challenging

Mode of Trek: Full Board Camping Organize  

Food & Accommodation: 3 meals per day & Tented Camp

Starting and Ending Point: Gorkha and Syange/Ghyarmu

Maximum per day walking: 5-6 hour in average

Transportation: Private chartered vehicle

Best of the trek: Exploration around remote of Manaslu  

Sightseeing Tour: One day in Kathmandu Valley

Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season

Cost Includes/Excludes

Trip Cost: Please contact us for cost details

Trek Package Cost Includes

  1. Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  2. Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tented camp.
  3. Tented camping with necessary equipments, foods, kitchen utensils and supporting staffs
  4. Transportation- Private chartered vehicle  
  5. Necessary restricted area trekking permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
  6.  Supporting staffs (trekking guide, kitchen team and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  7. 4- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in BB basis before and after the trek.
  8. Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.

Trek Package Cost Excludes

  1. Hotel in Kathmandu and extra days stay except mentioned in package.
  2. Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu and along the bus journey.
  3.  Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral), tips for guide, porters, kitchen & camping team etc. 
  4. Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  5. Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
Equipement for this trip

Equipment or clothing required for trip

Personal Equipment

  • 3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
  • Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
  • Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
  • 30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
  • Water bottles with a wide mouth
  • A pair adjustable trekking poles
  • Insulated plastic mug (optional)
  • Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
  • Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc

Footwear

  • Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
  • Hiking boots- good quality
  • Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
  • Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
  • Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
  • Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

  • Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
  • Medium weight down jacket with hood
  • Light trekking trouser
  • Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
  • Polar Tec fleece jacket
  • Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
  • Polar Tec fleece pant
  • Personal under garments
  • Quick dry type towel
  • Casual wears before after the trek

Hand wear

  • Polypropylene liner gloves
  • Fleece gloves
  • Good quality mittens or gloves

Headwear

  • Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
  • Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
  • Bandana or scarf
  • Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
  • High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Dust mask

Other Travel Accessories

  • Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
  • Insect repellant
  • Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
  • Favorite snack items
  • Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
  • Camera, memory card and extra battery
  • Passport photo copy & photos
  • Insurance certificate copy
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Baby wipes (optional)
  • Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)

Personal first aid kit pack

  • Any personal medications
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets
  • Antibiotics capsules
  • Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
  • Blister treatment plasts
  • Dehydration solution
  • Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
  • Anti cold tablets
  • Diclofenac gel
  • Bandages
  • Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
  • Diamox for AMS
  • Sanitary pad (for women)
  • Ear & eye drop
Useful Information

Useful Information

Useful information